BBC News | 2/26/2010 12:00:00 AM
Alvaro Uribe awaits ruling on Colombia third term
Feb 26--Colombia's Constitutional Court has begun final deliberations on whether to allow President Alvaro Uribe to seek a third consecutive term in office.
Mr Uribe won an amendment in 2005 that let him run for a second term in 2006.
The president has not yet said he hopes to stand in the 30 May election, but analysts expect he would. He has until 12 March to declare his candidacy.
Mr Uribe remains popular after pursuing aggressive military action against leftist Farc rebels, and no strong challengers to him have emerged.
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